The camp, open from 10am to 4pm Saturday and Sunday, will show how Viking folk lived in the area more than a thousand years ago.
Demonstrations will be by crafts people using medieval tools and ancient skills and will include blacksmithing, woodworking by Hoddmimirs Wood Craft, pottery, basket weaving by Welig Heritage Crafts and jewellery making. Many will have beautiful hand made goods you can purchase.
Sean Parry from Sacred Knott Tattoo will talk about his work and will have goods on sale from the Northern fire artists collective.
Visitors to the camp can try archery and spear throwing and hear Skalds tell Viking sagas, participate in children's treasure hunts, and see fierce warriors do battle.
11am: Children's Treasure Hunt led by Desi Cano and Stefan Barry
12noon: Story Telling – Skald Ed Gamester will have children and adults bursting with laughter
1pm: Fierce Viking Warriors Do battle
1.30pm: Children's Viking Battles
4pm: Viking camp closes
Free. No booking necessary.
All providers will adhere to Covid-19 safety guidelines in accordance with government advice, visit nidirect.gov.uk for the latest guidance.
Festival terms and conditions can be found on www.lakesvikings.com/strangford-lough-viking-festival
Most of the events in the festival are wheelchair accessible. If you have a question about a specific venue, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
FREE Event Bus information - A timetable of free buses on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 March for those within the Ards and North Down area.
Car parking information - this list is all borough, including Portaferry. There will be signage directing visitors to car parking and to temporary parking for the duration of the festival.
Strangford Lough Ferry information including timetables. Please check that the ferry is running before setting out on your journey - subject to weather conditions.
All events subject to change.
Images supplied by Lakes Vikings, photo credit to Ciara McMullen Photography.